Nobel Peace Prize

ICAN receives Nobel peace prize, urges nuclear nations to adopt UN treaty banning atomic weapons

ICAN receives Nobel peace prize, urges nuclear nations to adopt UN treaty banning atomic weapons

ICAN on Sunday accepted the highly-coveted 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.

Dec 10, 2017, 20:05 PM IST
Nobel Peace Prize 2017 awarded to anti-nuclear campaign ICAN

Nobel Peace Prize 2017 awarded to anti-nuclear campaign ICAN

The Nobel Peace Prize, worth nine million Swedish crowns ($1.10 million), will be presented in Oslo on December 10.

Oct 06, 2017, 14:38 PM IST
Anti-nuclear efforts lead crowded peace prize field

Anti-nuclear efforts lead crowded peace prize field

 Efforts to limit or reverse the spread of nuclear weapons head the field for Friday`s Nobel Peace Prize but face likely competition from the UN refugee agency, Syrian do-it-yourself rescuers and a Congolese "miracle" doctor.

Oct 06, 2017, 07:54 AM IST

Watch: Nominations for Nobel Peace Prize 2017

Nobel Peace Prize will be announced next week. This year, there are 318 contenders for this prestigious prize. WION brings information about some of the nominations.

Oct 01, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

Germany said concerned by China's unwillingness to discuss Nobel laureate's widow

The Chinese government has repeatedly lambasted foreign governments for their concern about Liu and his family, saying it is nothing to do with them.

 

Jul 28, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Cardinal choler over copyright of Mother Teresa's sari

"Holy Mother Teresa of Calcutta is a universal symbol, beloved by believers (and) unbelievers," said Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins, 85, an ex-prefect of the powerful Congregation for the Causes of Saints.

Jul 18, 2017, 18:55 PM IST

China says awarding Nobel Prize to Liu Xiaobo was 'blasphemy'

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate who spent his last eight years as a prisoner of conscience died at a hospital in Shenyang, China.

Jul 14, 2017, 22:18 PM IST

Hospital: China's Nobel Peace laureate's ill health worsens

Liu Xiaobo was diagnosed in May while imprisoned for inciting subversion by advocating sweeping political reforms in China. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 while in prison.

 

Jul 06, 2017, 18:41 PM IST

Dalai Lama: Modern education needs to focus on compassion

China considers the spiritual leader a separatist seeking Tibetan independence. The Dalai Lama says he seeks protection of Tibetan culture.

Jun 17, 2017, 18:20 PM IST
Malala Yousafzai made UN Messenger of Peace

Malala Yousafzai made UN Messenger of Peace

Nineteen-year-old Malala Yousafzai became the 13th Messenger of Peace, joining, among others, actor Michael Douglas, naturalist Jane Goodall, and Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of Jordan.
 

Apr 11, 2017, 10:51 AM IST

Chinese President Xi Jinping praises normalisation of ties with Norway

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday praised the normalisation of relations with Norway, six years after a dispute over the Nobel Peace Prize, as Norway's prime minister said she was glad to be back.

Apr 10, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
Campaign launched to demand Bharat Ratna for the Dalai Lama

Campaign launched to demand Bharat Ratna for the Dalai Lama

The Rashtriya Syawamsevak Sangh (RSS) has launched a campaign for awarding Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian honour to Nobel Laureate and Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

Apr 08, 2017, 19:42 PM IST

Satyarthi's Nobel citation recovered from jungles: Police

The Nobel citation of child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi has been recovered from the jungles in Sangam Vihar more than a month after it was stolen from his south Delhi home, police said today.

Mar 11, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
Donald Trump's order on refugees is heartbreaking for this Nobel Peace winner

Donald Trump's order on refugees is heartbreaking for this Nobel Peace winner

Malala Yousafzai is the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, which she shared in 2014 with India's Kailash Satyarthi, a fellow education activist.

Jan 28, 2017, 08:42 AM IST
Shimon Peres – The giant of Israeli politics and a believer of peace

Shimon Peres – The giant of Israeli politics and a believer of peace

Shimon Peres died in September 2016 at the age of 93.

Dec 15, 2016, 16:34 PM IST

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to receive Nobel Peace Prize

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos travelled to Norway to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, together with representatives of the thousands of victims of the country`s half-century conflict, the media reported on Friday.

Dec 09, 2016, 10:11 AM IST
Norway's supreme court rejects Edward Snowden's final appeal seeking assurance against extradition

Norway's supreme court rejects Edward Snowden's final appeal seeking assurance against extradition

Norway's supreme court today rejected a final appeal by fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden to secure assurances he would not be extradicted to the US should he travel to Norway to collect an award.

Nov 26, 2016, 00:21 AM IST
Dalai Lama says will visit Donald Trump

Dalai Lama says will visit Donald Trump

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday that he would visit US President-elect Donald Trump, a meeting that would infuriate Beijing which views the Nobel Peace Prize-winning monk as a dangerous separatist.

Nov 23, 2016, 10:58 AM IST

Colombia's president Juan Manuel Santos travels to US for prostate cancer exam

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he is making a brief trip to the US for medical exams to guard against a possible return of prostate cancer.

Nov 16, 2016, 04:18 AM IST

Colombia peace bid `too far to turn back` after Nobel: UN chief Ban Ki-moon

The leader of Colombia`s FARC rebels, Timoleon Jimenez, was notably not named a co-recipient of the Nobel.

Oct 07, 2016, 18:12 PM IST